Standley name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Standley mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Standley

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from South Africa says the name Standley means "Strong".
  2. According to a user from Tennessee, U.S., the name Standley is of Irish origin and means "Keeper of the woods".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Standley

Notable Persons With the Last Name Standley

William H. Standley

William H. Standley was an office holder. His military service ended in 1895. William was born on December 18th, 1872 in Ukiah, California. He passed away on October 25th, 1963.

Johnny Standley

Johnny was born on December 6th, 1912. He passed away on May 27th, 1992.

Paul Carpenter Standley

Paul was born in 1884. He died on June 2nd, 1963.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Standley U.S.
  White 87.14% 64.26%
  African American 7.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Standley

People with the last name Standley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Standley

  • How Popular is the name Standley? Standley is the 19,709th most popular name of all time. As a last name Standley was the 7,421st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Standley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 382 babies born with the first name Standley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Standley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Standley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Standley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Standley is Wednesday, February 1st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Standley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Standley was in 1959 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Standley: The name spelled backwards is Yeldnats. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Andlteys. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Standley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,486 people with the last name Standley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Standley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Standley as their last name.
  • Standley name meaning

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